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Apr 15, 2021

Hospice of Southern Maine has harnessed the power of virtual reality to educate about end of life care.  CEO Daryl Cady shares how their innovative VR program “Clay” teaches what the hospice experience is like for patients and families.  Through VR technology, the hospice journey of virtual patient “Clay”  and...


Apr 9, 2021

Sometimes being an advocate for a loved one includes voicing concerns and complaints.  Knowing who to talk to and how to do it is important.  It’s a good idea to start with the case manager from your hospice team.  If that doesn’t work, voice your concern to the director or administrator.  Escalate your complaint if...


Apr 2, 2021

If you’re a caregiver, you’re an advocate for your loved one.  Knowing what records to keep is important.  Some things need to be saved, some can be shredded.  If you stay organized, you’ll be able to find the documents you need in a crisis.  A few of the items you want to make sure you keep are a current...


Apr 1, 2021

There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the role of the hospice chaplain.  In this episode we’re talking with hospice chaplain and Jewish Rabbi David Gold.  David gives insight into the work of hospice chaplaincy and shares the traditions that affect how Jewish patients and families experience death and...


Mar 26, 2021

In the 2nd episode of our Patient Advocacy Series, we’re talking about how to get the best results from interactions with healthcare professionals.  Before appointments, it’s important to write down any questions you have.  Even if the patient can make his own decisions, it’s useful to have another set of ears. ...